Nursing Homes in Nebraska
- 19thNational Rank
- 189Nursing Homes
- 5.63%Patients with pressure ulcers
- 3.28/5Average CMS Rating
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Nebraska Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Nebraska, 5.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care reduces the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Nebraska, 4.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing protocols limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Nebraska, 3.69% of Patients had UTIs
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term care residents who experienced urinary tract infections. UTI's could be a sign of poor nursing care. However, this datapoint can also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Nebraska, 18.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Nebraska, 19.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic measures the percent of long-term care residents that were administered antianxiety medication. These medications are commonly given to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Nebraska, 4.27% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Nebraska, 93.22% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Nebraska, 15.08% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate erosion of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Nebraska, 21.04% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Nebraska, 1.25 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Nebraska, 21.04 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Nebraska, 8.88 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Nebraska, 77.94% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements.
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